In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Yohimbine (yohimbine systemic) is a member of the drug class impotence agents and is used to treat Erectile Dysfunction and Sexual Dysfunction - SSRI Induced.

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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


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Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of erectile dysfunction

α₂-adrenoceptor antagonist (α₂ blocker)

Chemical Name

Methyl 17α-hydroxy-yohimban-16α-carboxylate

Foreign Names

  • Yohimbin (German)
  • Yohimbine (French)
  • Yohimbina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Yohimbine (OS: DCF)
  • Corynanthine (IS)
  • Corynine (IS)
  • Ioimbina (IS)
  • Quebrachine (IS)
  • Yohimboasäuremethylester (IS)
  • Yohumbine (IS)
  • Yohimbine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Chlorhydrate de Québachrine (IS)
  • Yohimbine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Yohimbine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)
  • Yohimbini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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